Glossary of Terms

Sensei Teacher
Nage Throw
Waza Technique
Tachiwaza Standing technique
Suwarawaza Kneeling technique
Hanmihandachi One kneeling – one standing technique
Osaekomiwaza Pinning technique
Nagewaza Throwing technique
Tai Body
Taisabaki Body movement
Bokken Wooden sword
Jo Wooden staff
Tanto Knife
Shinai Bamboo sword
Keiko Practice
Gi Suit
Keigogi Practice suit